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Police may not have been justified in making arrests over breach of the peace and public order as being provoked by a simple sign proclaiming “not my king” is probably not reasonable.
King Charles announced that his son would take on his previous title of Prince of Wales without formally informing the first minister of Wales – as some refer to the title as being disrespectful towards Wales.
As words go, grief feels inadequate for describing public sentiment in the wake of the Queen’s death. More than the death of an individual, people are perhaps mourning the loss of what she represented.
David Olusoga’s unique perspective stands out in the rushing rivers of reminiscence, royal praise, anecdote and biographical sketch.
King Charles has inherited the crown at a time when support for the institution of the monarchy has fallen to a new low. Future public support for the monarchy may well rest heavily on the King’s ability to prove a worthy successor.
The Queen’s constant and reassuring presence at the centre of our national life was the thread that kept the UK Union together. The real challenge will be for King Charles III to continue to be that uniting force.